a story of a young boy abducted from his home in the village and the conflicts that arise in captivity. The moon has punctured A hole in the blank night sky. She peeps out envious: Love-struck frogs are croaking loud Symphonies around the pond. — Moon **** On the night it began, there … Continue reading Moonlit Clearing
What brings our feet to NS? A chance to flaunt new clothes Dance kukere and fluid azonto In the arena to thrill and awe The eager crowd reading our steps Such that no boos be heard? What brings our hands to NS? A test of our pen’s stamina At best to fall other wrestlers Then … Continue reading What Brings us to NS?
They say the big bedroom upstairs Is filled with special food That will last a life time For we rats. We have been chewing Old magazines and books, But now they say The big bedroom upstairs Is filled with fine paper Stamped with faces of heroes, That we can nibble at Whenever we wish. When … Continue reading Papers in Wrong Places
Women are the most complex and intriguing creatures on Earth. In this modern age, they are becoming even more interesting by way of the choices they make and the things they are influenced by. Many times, I personally wonder if some kinds of independence vocal feminists speak of is even possible to achieve; not with … Continue reading On Woman and Beauty
Today, I go to work again. Smart suit, polished shoes, bright tie, white shirt All is set, just breakfast left. This time, as oftentimes, I war with my great foe Time; Mighty bites of unsliced bread Break fast, sinking down With rushing falls of hot tea To slow down the Three Keepers of Time. My … Continue reading Time Wars